Difference between revisions of "Walking bass"

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Latest revision as of 12:48, 19 February 2017

Definition

A bass line (low notes) often featured in a variety of jazz styles. It goes for a walk, up and down a pattern of notes, and is often played on a double bass. Because it plays on every beat it gives the impression of 'walking'.

Musical example of a walking bass line


Examples


Listen to the bass on this recording.

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